Sunday, March 31, 2013

Fat History Month's "Bad History Month" Available Tomorrow!

That's right, Fat History Month's long awaited and heavily anticipated sophomore full length record Bad History Month is out tomorrow, April 1st aka April Fool's Day. Brooklyn Vegan recently premiered the first single and title track "Bad History Month" and Gimme Tinnitus were on hand for the debut of "Bald History Month". Now the fine folks at Stereogum have shared their thoughts...

"Yesterday, I wrote a piece for Stereogum discussing some of the difficulties associated with running an underground music space in Boston. Sometimes keeping house show culture vibrant in this city seems like more trouble than it’s worth, but then you hear something like the new record by Fat History Month – probably the most championed band of the Boston basement-show circuit in recent years – and it’s enough to squash your cynicism for a while.

While the backstory of Fat History Month — a guitar and drum duo who seem to take inspiration from Slanted & Enchanted-era Pavement, Modest Mouse, and other similarly self-deprecating indie-rock bands — is one of off-the-grid smoke-filled basements around Massachusetts, none of that history is even really necessary to appreciate the series of painfully overlooked experimental rock records and tapes they’ve released since 2009. Fat History Month’s 2011 debut full-length Fucking Despair (comprised of “redemption songs of freedom” with names like “Free As a Cat”) was marked by the singer’s perpetual deadpan, and distorted guitar lines that shift between the tight/angular and the droney/cyclical. Now, that’s followed up by songs in a similar vein on a second full length, Bad History Month, out on April Fool’s Day via Sophomore Lounge and Exploding In Sound Records. Below, hear a song from that album, “Bald History Month,” and check out their tour dates HERE [also below]."



ORDER BAD HISTORY MONTH HERE!!

Tour Dates:

3/31 MISSOULA MT - OLE BECK VFW POST 209 w/ Boys and St. Elias fb
4/2 SEATTLE WA - THE BLACK LODGE w/ Devotion and St. Elias
4/3 PORTLAND OR - THE EAST END w/ St. Elias
4/4 ARCATA CA - CRESCENT HOUSE
4/5 DAVIS CA - PEER PRESSURE PALACE
4/6 SAN FRANCISCO CA - HEMLOCK TAVERN w/ Michael Beach and Cum Stain fb
4/7 OAKLAND CA - THE TREES w/ Big Long Now and Buzzmutt fb
4/8 SAN LUIS OBISPO - CROSSROADS
4/9 ISLA VISTA CA - BIKO GARAGE w/ Fell To Low and Blasting Concept fb
4/10 LOS ANGELES CA - ORIGAMI VINYL (early show)
4/10 LOS ANGELES CA - THE SMELL (later show) w/ Stab City and LA Font fb
4/11 SAN DIEGO CA - TIN CAN ALE HOUSE w/ Takahashi and Small Talk fb
4/12 TEMPE AZ - TBD
4/13 FLAGSTAFF AZ - email us for address
4/14 ALBUQUERQUE NM - THE IRON HOUSE
4/15 AMARILLO TX - THE 806
4/16 DENTON TX - J & J’S PIZZA w/ Burnt Sienna
4/17 AUSTIN TX - HOTEL VEGAS w/ Cartright and Sur
4/18 HOUSTON TX - NOTSUOH
4/19 NEW ORLEANS LA - ONE EYED JACKS w/ Y’all, Native America and Woozy this thing
4/20 PENSACOLA FL - THE HANDLEBAR (Clusterfest) fb
4/21 BIRMINGHAM AL - THE FORGE /w The Urns and Holy Youth fb
4/22 NASHVILLE TN - THE OWL FARM w/ Gnarwhal and Cy Barkley fb
4/23 LOUISVIKLLE KY - HAYMARKET WHISKEY BAR w/ Mote and 1 TBA fb
4/24 BLOOMINGTON IN - SOUND WORKSHOP w/ Dust from 1000 Yrs and Ponyboy
4/25 ATHENS OH - LOBSTER FEST
4/26 PHILADELPHIA PA - GREAT INDOORS w/ Ghost Light and 1 TBA
4/27 NEW BRUNSWICK NJ - COOLER RANCH w/ Eternal Fuzz and Wild Rice fb
4/28 BROOKLYN NY - DEATH BY AUDIO w/ Porches. and Bennio Qwerty
4/29 ALLSTON MA - GREAT SCOTT w/ Florida=Death and Grass is Green

1 comment:

Jason said...

Love these guys, great every time I see them.